4# – Meles Zenawi
Meles Zenawi was Ethiopia’s previous Prime Minister who has total assets of $3 billion. Before he became the Prime Minister in 1995, Zenawi was the president of the Transitional Government of Ethiopia from 1991 to 1995. He was the chairman of the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) beginning in 1989 and was the head of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) since 1991. Zenawi died on August 20, 2012 due to illness and failing health.